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Starting in 2017, the DeLorean Motor Company plans to build several hundred new replicas of the stainless steel, gull-winged car made famous for it's role in the sci-fi movie trilogy.
Jan. 27, 2016
The weather trail that led to a blizzard in the Mid-Atlantic likely started with a very warm Pacific, scientists suspect. Whether climate shifts will bring more strong El Niños is still uncertain.
Jan. 27, 2016
The blizzard of 2016 made us wonder: What happens when people who emigrated from unsnowy climes have their first encounter with the white stuff?
Jan. 27, 2016
For the first time on a mass scale, a car built in China will be on sale in the U.S., joining countless other Chinese-made products. It comes as Chinese firms invest billions in the auto industry.
Jan. 27, 2016
A suburban Chicago police officer Joseph Glineiwicz staged his suicide last September to look like a murder, sparking a massive manhunt. It turns out he had embezzled from a city program for years.
Jan. 27, 2016
These millennials and teenagers no longer want to stay silent. They are using what they know best — the Internet — to counter the Islamic State's propaganda.
Jan. 27, 2016
Texas' open-carry law is now in effect, but many women prefer to keep their weapons concealed. A growing industry is meeting a range of gun fashion needs, from bra holsters to luxury handbags.
Jan. 27, 2016
Amid concerns about setbacks in the fight against the Taliban, President Obama has tapped Lt. Gen. John "Mick" Nicholson to take charge of international forces.
Jan. 27, 2016
Federal Reserve policymakers said they believe the U.S. economy is growing at a moderate pace, and that any increases this year will be "gradual."
Jan. 27, 2016
It's funny, family planning researchers aren't that comfortable talking about ... s-e-x. But two of them did in a study about the impact of contraception on "coital frequency."
Jan. 27, 2016
The school maintains that 90 percent of its graduates who are looking for work find employment in their field. The Federal Trade Commission calls that statement deceptive.
Jan. 27, 2016
The agreement creates guidelines for training police officers and when they can use force. It also requires body-worn cameras and an overhaul of the municipal court system.
Jan. 27, 2016
Italy's Senate takes up a measure this week that would permit civil unions, but the bill would not legalize same-sex marriage. All of Western Europe already permits one or both.
Jan. 27, 2016
Almost all cable subscribers pay to rent a set-top box netting the industry billions a year. Chairman Tom Wheeler says ending that practice would lead to more innovation in the way we consume TV.
Jan. 27, 2016
The U.S. lost three points from its 2014 score. Despite gains in some countries, an annual index shows that 68 percent of the world's countries have "a serious corruption problem."
Jan. 27, 2016
Calling the meeting "constructive and productive," Sanders said the two also talked talked about foreign, domestic policy, and "a little bit of politics."
Jan. 27, 2016
At a news conference a day after several militants were arrested, local and federal law enforcement officials called for an end to the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge near Burns, Ore.
Jan. 27, 2016
Works of art at a museum in Rome were covered up before a visit this week by President Hassan Rouhani, and nobody claims to know who gave the order.
Jan. 27, 2016
In a milestone for computers, a machine learned to play and has now beaten the European champion of the game.
Jan. 27, 2016
Oysters from the Pacific Northwest have long been the most coveted for their sweet, mild flavor. But they now have more competition from Southeast oysters cultivated from Virginia down to Florida.
Jan. 27, 2016

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